Geography and Environment

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Professor Keith Barber

Professor Keith Barber – Pioneer of research on climate change and inspiring the next generation of scientists

23 October 2014

Although Keith Barber formally retired from the University of Southampton in 2009, the Emeritus Professor of Quaternary Palaeoecology, who also served as Director of the Palaeoecology Laboratory is still an active researcher and very much part of the team in Geography.


Professor Ted Milton

Distinguished Professor of Remote Sensing retires after more than 30 years at Southampton

20 October 2014

Ted Milton, Professor of Remote Sensing, is retiring from the University after more than 30 years but will continue to contribute his knowledge and expertise within his research field as an Emeritus Professor.


New members of staff

New staff expand expertise and bring collaboration potential

16 October 2014

Geography and Environment has welcomed seven new experienced academics to its team strengthening its existing expertise in economic, cultural and environmental geography.


Major funding to create impact beyond the academic world

3 October 2014

A special campaign will kick start the University of Southampton’s search to find knowledge exchange activities that can benefit from a share in £750,000 of Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funding.


Scientists develop tool to help communities stay environmentally and socially ‘healthy’

30 September 2014

Geographers at the University of Southampton have developed a new way to measure the ‘health’ of poor regional communities. They aim to improve the wellbeing of people by guiding sustainable development practices to help avoid social and environmental collapse.


Respected river professor retires

24 September 2014

Paul Carling, Professor in Physical Geography is retiring from the University of Southampton after 14 years, but he will stay on to contribute his knowledge and expertise as an Emeritus Professor.


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Social enterprise summer school gives Southampton students experience of a lifetime

12 September 2014

Students from across the University of Southampton have had the experience of a lifetime this summer when they got the opportunity to take part in the University’s first social enterprise summer camp in India.


Shingle habitat covered in Oysterpl

New report finds Scottish shingle thriving

2 September 2014

A geographical survey by the Universities of Southampton and Cambridge for Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has found there are more vegetated shingle beaches in Scotland than previously thought – and the majority are in good condition.


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New PhD opportunity with the Natural History Museum

21 August 2014

The Natural History Museum is offering one joint PhD studentship with the University of Southampton, starting on 1 November 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.


Southampton Geography course ratings increase for 4th year in a row

14 August 2014

Our National Student Survey (NSS) 2014 scores have risen for the fourth year in a row, with overall student satisfaction now standing at 91% and with BSc Geography achieving one of the top scores in the University.